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Who Is Benedict Cumberbatch Playing in the New Star Trek Movie?

Who Is Benedict Cumberbatch Playing in the New Star Trek Movie?

By Eric SiegelsteinJune 18, 2012

Ever since it was announced that there’d be a sequel to J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek, the entirety of the internet (at least the parts not dedicated to pictures of cats and My Little Pony fanfic) has been a-swirl with speculation as to who the villain...More  →

BOOK REVIEW: Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith

BOOK REVIEW: Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith

By Swapna KrishnaJune 18, 2012

Seth Grahame-Smith has had quite the journey to success. We heard about him when he coauthored the first (or at least the first famous) literary mash-up, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. His novel Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter has been adapted into a movie that, unless...More  →

Send in the Clones: The

Send in the Clones: The "Blade Runner" Sequel

By Robert IsenbergJune 18, 2012

So it wasn't enough to make a quasi-prequel to Alien. Ridley Scott, one of the most visionary filmmakers in Hollywood, is making a sequel to Blade Runner. In a recent interview in Britain's The Independent, Scott shows his true colors—competitive, vulgar, and perfectionist. And now...More  →

True Blood Recap: Delegating Authoritah!
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True Blood Recap: Delegating Authoritah!

By Beth MishlerJune 18, 2012

Last week’s premiere of True Blood was fast-paced and set up numerous plotlines that promise to have huge or rewarding payoffs. This week’s episode wasn’t as quick or energetic, but it contained several moments in which we learn something gnarly about the characters. Here’s what...More  →

Geek Friendly Father's Day Ideas

Geek Friendly Father's Day Ideas

By Allison EmmJune 15, 2012

Father’s Day is right around the corner! How do you plan on expressing your appreciation for the patriarchal figure in your life? High school through college is a time of change, often driving some space between you and Dad. You’re busy making plans to achieve...More  →

How to Publish Your Own Fantasy Novel

How to Publish Your Own Fantasy Novel

By Swapna KrishnaJune 15, 2012

With the plethora of fantasy novels being written and published lately, you probably have wondered if you should put pen to paper and write your own. After all, you have a great imagination and decent writing skills. Why not? If you're considering writing a work...More  →

SLIDESHOW: NASA's Star Trail Pictures
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SLIDESHOW: NASA's Star Trail Pictures

By Robert IsenbergJune 15, 2012

Since the dawn of time, people have watched the stars. No matter how technological our lives become, we're still transfixed by those little pinpricks of light, just like our simian ancestors, as they continue to remind us that the universe is really, really big. But what yo...More  →

This Character Needs a Comic: Blue Beetle (Ted Kord)

This Character Needs a Comic: Blue Beetle (Ted Kord)

By Steven RomanoJune 15, 2012

It’s not everyday that a major comic book publisher wants to wipe their continuity slate clean and rewrite the history of their beloved franchises. While initially (and temporarily) outraged, fans everywhere assumed that DC’s New 52 initiative would allow the publisher to revive long dead...More  →

Fiction Writing Challenge: Asteroid Mining
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Fiction Writing Challenge: Asteroid Mining

By Allison EmmJune 14, 2012

Congratulations JMKhungergamesfan, your battle of man vs. machine is depicted above. You’ve got two rebels tossing a grenade at the totalitarian government’s mind controlled droid. Oh, the robot carnage! If droids ever do try to take over the country, you can count on me to...More  →